Religious leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are expected to announce the person to be at the helm of the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) anytime from Tuesday, July 27.
Catholic peace entity, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has maintained its call for an alternative approach in the ongoing crisis in Cameroon’s English-speaking region, saying that the military tactic that the government is insisting upon is costing lives of many fighters on the side of the government.
St. Panteleon, whose feast we celebrate on July 27, is the patron saint of bachelors and physicians.
Christian youth leaders in Nigeria have called on the Federal government to facilitate the “immediate release” of students abducted from the Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna State earlier this month.
The Catholic Priest in Mali who was freed on July 13 after spending close to a month in captivity has, in a report, attributed his release to the series of prayers, including the Holy Rosary, which the people of God offered while he was being held by his abductors.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has called on the government of the West African country to provide favorable social security services for the elderly people to see them through their “earthly pilgrimage.”
The elderly in society are “living encyclopedias”, the Catholic Bishop of Uganda’s Kasana-Luweero Diocese said Sunday, July 25.
On July 26 the Roman Catholic Church commemorates the parents of the Virgin Mary, Saints Joachim and Anne. The couple's faith and perseverance brought them through the sorrow of childlessness, to the joy of conceiving and raising the immaculate and sinless woman who would give birth to Christ.
The people of God in Africa have been invited to interact with the Kampala Document (KD) of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), the 100-page publication that resulted from the discussions Catholic Bishops in Africa had at the conclusion of their year-long Golden Jubilee celebrations (July 2018 to July 2019).
The Catholic Bishop of Manzini, the lone Diocese in Eswatini has, in a report, invited the people of God in the Southern African nation to reflect on how to practice their Christian faith amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
James, the brother of John the Evangelist, was the first Apostle to be martyred. He was beheaded by order of Herod of Agrippa. The Gospels tell us that the two brothers left their father, Zebedee, and followed Jesus as soon as He called out to them.
Nigeria’s “poor masses” are being exploited as the West African nation grapples with the issue of leadership, a Catholic Archbishop in the country has said.
A Catholic Archbishop in South Africa has favorably compared the situation in the country amid violent protests and COVID-19 pandemic with the experience of the people of Israel in the wilderness.
Religious persecution is rampant in Nigeria, where militant groups such as Boko Haram carry out abductions that appear to target Christians, including priests. Sometimes clergy aren’t just kidnapped. They’re also killed.
CNA spoke recently with Dr. William J. Thorn regarding the recent investigation which led to the resignation of Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill as general secretary of the US bishops’ conference.
German prelate Cardinal Walter Kasper argued that the Traditional Latin Mass was a source of division and scandal within parishes in an interview about Traditionis Custodes with the National Catholic Register on Thursday, July 22, 2021.
On July 24, the Catholic Church celebrates the life of St. Charbel Makhlouf, a Maronite Catholic priest, monk, and hermit who is known for working miracles both during his life and after his death.
Boko Haram sympathizers and other people who support the ideology of having Nigeria as an Islamic State are stalling the fight against militants in the West African country, an award-winning Catholic expert in the country has told ACI Africa.
There is a need for new approach to evangelization in Africa, with a focus on “personal conversion”, a Catholic Cleric has told participants at the virtual event organized by the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM).
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Uganda’s Archdiocese of Kampala have noted with concern the “incredibly high” cost of treating COVID-19 patients in the East African country.